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Thursday, January 24, 2013

365 Poems: Fragility of Snow

Day 24

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Another day, another poetry prompt. This one is a Wednesday Poetry Prompt from poet Robert Lee Brewer on the WritersDigest.com site.

Here's today's challenge: '... write a fragile poem. That is, write a poem that’s either delicate in its construction or is about a subject that is delicate–literally or figuratively or whatever-ly....'

As I left work today, it was very cold; the sky a solid grey, daylight fading fast. And it seemed to be snowing...one flake at a time.

Fragility of Snow

Brittle winter day
Soviet kind of grey
Pale daylight wane
Afternoon slow fade
Far apart as stars
Snowflakes drift unmarred.  

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